Oklahoma City's Twitter community reacts to Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon's announcement

People used Twitter on Tuesday to post opinions concerning Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon's announcement about leaving the company.
Oklahoman Published: January 30, 2013

Oklahoman business writer Steve Lackmeyer asked Oklahoma City's Twitter community for thoughts on Aubrey McClendon's announcement Tuesday that he will retire as Chesapeake Energy Corp. chief executive officer on April 1.

Steve's OKC Central @stevelackmeyer

Twitterland: What's your take on Aubrey McClendon leaving Chesapeake?

E. Blake Jackson @eblakejackson

Aubrey was and is a true pioneer — the closest thing the energy industry has to Steve Jobs.

E. Blake Jackson @eblakejackson

He also was and is a great citizen of Oklahoma City. When others were running from OKC, he stayed a built one of its marquee companies.

Nick Gray @oklahomanick

I don't think Aubrey leaving CHK is a good thing. As CEO he was VERY loyal to Oklahoma City.

Judy Burns @JudyBurns

@stevelackmeyer Anyone in O&G outside Ches will tell you the company overpaid for leases & for properties near the Ches campus. Flamboyant!

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